[mod_python] Mod_python 3.2.8 build on AIX 5.1 using IBMm VACv6

Jim Gallacher jpg at jgassociates.ca
Tue Mar 7 17:13:26 EST 2006

Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> Jim Gallacher wrote ..
>>Graham Dumpleton wrote:
>>>Hans-Joachim Ehlers wrote ..
>>>>I was not able to build mod_python 3.2.8 because of some trashy C++ style
>>>>comment lines within the source code which at least the IBM VAC v6 compiler
>>>>( ANSI, C89,C99 compatible )  can not handle. I think even the GCC compiler
>>>>with the option " pedantic" would fail.
>>>>I did not test any further because it looks like getting into a nightmare
>>>>So thanks for the improment of quality within the code.
>>>We cannot fix where this occurs if you do not tell us where.
>>>We are aware of there being some C++ style comments in the
>>>code and they have been getting weeded out when found, but
>>>we don't have compilers which complain about the comments
>>>in the first place. Thus, if you record where they occur it will
>>>be fixed quicker.
>>I think I've cleaned out all of the offending comments in svn trunk already.
> That is what I thought too and I couldn't find any when I looked again.
> Even checked .l and .h.in files. So unless the compiler on AIX is
> getting confused by something that looks like a C++ style comment inside
> of a C comment, not sure what the issue is and why it is more important
> that actual compiler errors and affected code are posted.

Except that Hans-Jaochim is using 3.2.8, which still has some C++ 
comments scattered about. I fixed the comments in the dev branch after 
3.2.7 was released.


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